Workplace Flexibility


This course will help you to understand how workplace flexibility can improve business productivity and efficiency and how to make flexibility work for your business. It includes:

  • information on how flexibility can benefit your business
  • ideas about types of flexibility that may suit you and your employees
  • tips and guidance on how to promote, implement and manage flexibility in your workplace
  • details about your legal obligations under the Fair Work Act
  • interactive scenarios to help you deal with flexibility requests

The AMA is authorised to distribute this course via doctorportal Learning under the Fair Work Ombudsman copyright and licence terms of use. 

© Fair Work Ombudsman 


Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand which employees have a legal right to request flexible working arrangements
  2. Understand the different types of flexible working arrangements and the changes to standard working arrangements
  3. Expel some of the common myths about workplace flexibility
  4. Handle employee requests for flexible work arrangements and manage arrangements to make sure they continue to work for everyone


Fair Work Ombudsman
Online Education
1h : 0m
MBA: 1h : 0m
ACRRM - Fellow: 1 pt
Health Services Administration
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